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FOX News
Oct 6, 2012 8:00pm PDT
? >> well, i think he's helped to energize republicans and i think he's helped romney and turned out to be a solid pick and the first role is do no harm and he's cleared that bar. i don't think he's helped as much in wisconsin, romney was hoping to get a pump there and maybe make it more competitive and the real clear politics average, up by about seven points and that hasn't panned out and put a bunch of ads out after the convention and wanted to put wisconsin in play and that hasn't worked out. overall, i think that ryan has been a solid pick and part of the debate and there's no evidence that it's harming the ticket. >> paul: kim, the poll right after the ryan pick for the two weeks leading up to the republican convention, showed the race had closed almost to basically to a tie and two different conventions and the gap again, and i think you can make the case that ryan helped and the conventions reopened the gap and this debate could help, could help the campaign again? >> oh, ryan has been a net plus because he's given a foundation to this campaign and i think you probably have to argu
FOX Business
Oct 6, 2012 8:00pm EDT
democrats, or not just romney, but other republicans. it weakens the ad, the way of the power of the ad a little bit. we have an important -- lou: you feel good? go ahead. >> i do think that obama has an advantage in that more of his money is in -- is in a wallet from which he can spend easily, get the lowest rate, and control the message better than can romney. lou: not concerned about the fundraising? >> oh, i'm concerned about it. i think it's a real problem because, look, you have not talked about the big, you know, the big gorilla in the room, and that is organized labor, which will pump $400 million to $450 million into the race like four years ago. obama here, romney here, outside groups on behalf of romney evening it up, and labor comes in like this. the president will out spend mitt romney. lou: when you talk about the gorilla there, it's not just union money, but ground forces going to work. are you satisfied that governor romney has a sufficient ground force ready to meet what will be a daunting ground operation on the part of the president obama? >> well, i don't know
CSPAN
Oct 7, 2012 10:00am EDT
remembered that throughout the republican presidential primary debates, mitt romney was considered to have lost most of them. every week there was another star who beat mitt romney in the depate. they remember what happened at the end. it am a mets' fan. most people don't realize the met may have been behind a few runs what they remembered what is happened in the 9th inning. the first debate i think is not going to have bearing on democratic turnout. it is what is going to happen at the close. i have great confidence that the president is going to continue his momentum and going to win and so will house democrats. >> my condolence on the mets this year, congressman. >> thank you. >> we also had a big number come out today with the jobs report that some sense of that may be booing democrats today. do you think that is going to be a factor in some of the competitive districts? eye should know for our viewers that we are talking on this friday afternoon whenxxx the jobs numbers have comexx out.x our viewers will be watchingx sunday. gl ahead, congressman. >> well, there is no question
CSPAN
Oct 7, 2012 6:00pm EDT
people have not remembered that, throughout the republican presidential primary debate, mitt romney was considered to have lost most of them. every week, there is another star with romney in the debate. -- ipeople don't realize have great confidence that the presence will continue his momentum. >> my condolences on the mets this year, congressman. [laughter] >> thank you. >> we had a big never come out to do with the jobs report. there is some sense that that may be booing democrats today. do you think that will be a factor in competitive districts? >> we are talking on this friday afternoon when the jobs numbers have come out. our viewers will be watching on sunday. go ahead, congressman. >> we still have work to do. the fact that unemployment is now under 8% says that we are heading in the right direction under the very economic policies that governor romney is articulating and espousing. we had crushing unemployment. unemployment went up there is a month. as a result of policies that democrats have been articulating, we're going in a better direction. i would rather be going in that
CNN
Oct 7, 2012 1:00am PDT
has his vision, the place he'd take it. i have a different vision. >> mitt romney, the republican white house hopeful, firing up a friendly crowd in swing state florida this evening. team romney's enjoying something of a post-debate bounce. his campaign announced today contributions jumped more than $12 million since wednesday's obama/romney debate in denver. president obama was celebrating his 20th anniversary tonight with the first lady at the d.c. restaurant. he will campaign in california on sunday. >>> we have new developments on that deadly meningitis outbreak to tell you about. the cdc says the death toll has risen to seven people. 64 people in nine states have contracted meningitis linked to steroid injections into their spines. the plant where the contaminated steroid has made has been voluntarily shut down. >>> there is no let nun syria where the opposition says at least 105 people died in fighting today. this is homs where activists say rebels battled government forces. meantime, turkey's military fired artillery into syria today, retaliating for strikes from syria. leo
MSNBC
Oct 7, 2012 3:00pm EDT
republican side did come in was during the summer when mitt romney didn't have all of that amount of money. after winning his primary. they allowed him to pretty much be able to compete with the president obama's campaign that had been saving up money over the summer period to run tons of ads. >> our senior political editor, mark murray, taking time off from watching the 'skins, we appreciate it. >>> to the war room we go, our war room strategist, joining me from washington, chris co-feen is and from philadelphia, republican strategist, joe watkins, working on sunday, keeping it holy. we appreciate you. >> thanks for that. >> let's get back to something that we touched on a few moments ago, joe. i want to play this clip again. of governor rollny. the governor showing his softer side. i want to play the clip and talk about something on the other side. take a listen. >> on one occasion, he brought me into his bedroom while he was still at home and he said, mitt, what happens next? and i talked to him about what i believe about life hereafter. >> that's the governor talking about a 14-y
FOX Business
Oct 7, 2012 8:30am EDT
may be persuaded and i think that he pushed back, you know, the people most critical of romney was g.o.p. talking heads. >> republicans. >> yeah, they ripped him. now, they see him in there. >> for good reason. but they put them in their place now and that probably is the best outcome for him. >> and what mitt romney at least listened to his critics. the scary thing about president obama, four years in office and he doesn't listen. >> adam, want to go to you for the last word. >> well, mitt romney's had a lot of critics, you have to listen when it's in your own party as gerri was saying and the republican party was like, it's like some sort of weird sort of thing, and personality and-- >> and everyone agrees. >> i don't disagree, charlie. >> let me tell you everyone agrees that mitt romney played the rope-a-dope game perhaps too long and he did come out fighting and i think it reinvigorated a lot of people aen certainly should have an impact on the money. how much we'll find out. by the way, guys, did you see this? >> this is a man who has shown throughout his life, a life of integ
NBC
Oct 7, 2012 7:00am PDT
. republican mitt romney mentioned the beloved character when talked about the nation's debt and cutting funding for pbs. last night on "saturday night live," the beloved big bird responded. >> do you have any political statement you would like to make? >> i don't want to ruffle any feathers. i do have a political joke. may i tell it? >> of course. >> you're going to laugh. this is funny. >> okay. can't wait. >> you know who loves debates? >> who? >> the fishes. it's a thinker. >> big bird told seth myers he learned he was mentioned during the debate via twitter. >>> coming up in 20 minutes, we'll sit down with nbc bay area political analyst larry gerston for his take on what both presidential candidates need to do in their next debate. plus, we'll preview this week's vice presidential debate as well. >>> still ahead on "today in the bay," police in riot gear in san francisco after a protest gets out of hand. details coming up next. >>> looking live at the boats that will participate in america's cup today. if you don't want to brave crowds and traffic, stick with us here on nbc bay area
FOX News
Oct 6, 2012 11:00pm PDT
? another tweet, mike murphy, republican strategist, he said, it's funny, tonight, romney is much better than his campaign. obama's far worse. >> i think that's exactly right. the romney we have all seen -- even those of us who support him, will agree he's made some steps andma made inelegant statements and things that have contributed to an impression that he had to vanquish tonight. that's one thing he did, he had to vanquish the idea that he is out of touch. a be november issue, on the tax cuts and medicare and these things, talking about... again, it's hard to see how he could have done a bettered job. there was no defining moment there such as there guagain that will be repeated, i believe. but other than that, that was one of the finest deby reaction. stay tuned, bret and geeingyn will be right back in just a moment. >> governor, what about simpson-bowles, do you support it? >> the president should have grabbed that -- >> flow, i mean, do you support simpson-bowles? >> i have my own plan. but in my view, the president should have grabbed. it if you want adjustment, take it, make ad
FOX News
Oct 7, 2012 2:00am EDT
. this was a republican idea. governor romney at the beginning of this debate broke and said, what we did in massachusetts could be a model for the nation. i agree that the democratic legislators in massachusetts might be giving advice to republicans in congress about how to cooperate. but the fact of the matter is, we used the same advisers and they say it's the same plan. when governor romney talks about this board, for example, unelected board that we have created, what this is is a group of health care expert, doctors, et cetera, to figure out how can we reduce the cost of care in the system overall? because there are two ways of dealing with our health care crisis. one is to simply leave a whole bunch of people uninsured and let them fend for themselves, to let businesses figure out how long they can continue to pay premiums until they finally give up and the workers are no longer getting insured. and that's been the trend line. or, alternatively, we can figure out how to make the cost of care more effective. there are ways of doing t. cleveland clinic, one of the best health
PBS
Oct 7, 2012 12:30pm PDT
said that romney took the if there is any good np republican diverging on panic. them? >> they are backing away from the edge. there is no question this was a make or break moment for governor romney. if he had not shown up like he did in denver, you would have seen a really ugly scene here. this puts them back in the game. it restores confidence among other people running for the house and senate this year who are now happy to be seated with him. it gives them a real boost when they desperately need it. he still hasit gives them a reat of swing states. this puts him back in the game, it turns around and narrative. i am curious to see the next wave. if he is closing the gap in these swing states, there will be pressure on president obama to show up for the second debate. >> the president's critics say that the president was sleepwalking through history, like he wanted to be somewhere else. did this turn it around for>> yi have ever said this on television before. i told you so. he has never been a natural debater. he always has to be beaten almost by his staff into being a good deb
FOX News
Oct 6, 2012 10:00pm PDT
. you know, when governor romney stood on a stage with other republican candidates for the nomination, and he was asked, would you take $10 of spending cuts for just $1 of revenue? and he said, no. now, if you take such an unbalanced approach, that means you are going to be gutting our investments in schools and education, it means that governor romney talked about med scpaid how we could send it back to the states. but effectively, this means a 30% cut in the primary program we have for seniors in nursing homes, for kids with disabilities, that's not a right strategy to move forward. >> jim: way over the two minutes. >> sorry. >> jim: governor, do you support simpson-bowles. >> the president should have grabbed that -- >> jim: do you support simpson-bowlis. >> in my view -- i have my own plan. the president should have taken it to congress, fight for it -- >> that's what we have done. we are putting it forward before congress right now -- >> you have been president four years. you have been president four years. you said you would cut the deficit in half. we have trillion-
PBS
Oct 7, 2012 4:00pm EDT
. >> because every republican candidate with the exception of mitt romney since ron naltd reagan support immigration reform. of course, for many republicans that's called amnesty. romney doesn't support it, not yet. we'll see in all the debates, but we'll see if he changes or not his position. but the conversation changed because with george w. bush, he was for immigration reform with a path to citizenship. immediately after that we got the rejection that would have given two million students the possibility of staying. then it was replicated in alabama and georgia. so instead of discussing the possibility of what to do with 11 million undocumented immigrants, here we have incredibly tough laws on immigrations and the approach changed completely. nowadays we're discussing only dream map probably or defer action by president barack obama when the conversation should have been much, much wider. >> i remember ronald regan was quite positive about immigration. he was quite pro hispanic. he gave amnesty the 3 million. >> yes. republicans were doing great. as you know, reagan used to say that
FOX
Oct 6, 2012 11:45pm EDT
election day, mitt romney stumping in on the on stop negligent crucial state of florida. speaking at a rally outside of orlando, the republican nominee continued focusing on the economy. >> when it came to jobs and the e commune, he doesn't have anything to add to what he's doing the last four years. >> reporter: in the white house weekly address, president obama touted the count -- the country's unemployment rate in september. >> and on friday, we learned the unemployment rate is at the lowest level since i took office. more americans are entering the workforce, more americans are getting jobs. >> reporter: president obama in cleveland trapped governor romney's tax plan. >> mr. romney wants another $5 trillion in tax cuts that he can't pay for. we're not going let that happen. >> no. >> reporter: the president has no public events today and is off celebrating 20 years of marriage with the first lady. the campaign announced a huge fund raising hall for september totaling $181 million. republicans have yet to report their september totals. >> we're in it to win it. >> yeah! >> reporter:
PBS
Oct 7, 2012 4:00pm PDT
republicans could have stayed there all night. romney supporters. they wanted to talk about this and gloat all night. >> belva: some critics said the president spent so much time stating what romney believes but never told as much as he should have about what he believes. >> sure, almost like too much of the nice guy. he was saying, governor romney and i agree on this. and he -- you wanted to paint differences. if you are running for the highest office in the land, you want to say how you are different from your opponent and the president didn't do a good job of differentiating himself. romney did. in the theatrics of the debate, he was very pointed. he was concise. and something he hasn't been throughout the campaign. >> belva: he'll be here on what day? the president. >> monday, grabbing cash. he'll be having a semipublic event. >> belva: and the v.p. debate is? >> thursday. that's must-see tv. that's going to be chaotic television. set the dvr now. >> belva: okay. that's what's happening at the top of the ticket. we'll move to those areas down where there's lots of action, as the democr
CSPAN
Oct 7, 2012 7:00pm EDT
become king of the sub two. he has cover when you put this together money with money romney has raised the republican national committee is a total of about $1.8 billion. to put that in this, in no way, mccain had 375 million to spend, so this is a fact or a five. you'll start seeing it come out now. the other thing i want to discuss about him, is susie really? what does he do? is a political operative. how does he operate? what does he do? i talked to a couple services. one said there is a dark and terrible beauty about what he does. i have another source is a former cia agent named larry johnson had told me that camino, the cia covert an awful lot from karl rove and the way his deniability and office operations he does. he's both very commit very visible, he's something like a 70% name recognition united states. that's it you justin bieber. or we'd all we'd all probably know what he does. and when you go back over history and look at the thing starting to unfold in the election, he has deniability of one level after another. to me, the story became interested in a way because
FOX News
Oct 7, 2012 12:00pm EDT
you have republicans, colleagues of mine, mitt romney, reince priebus, disappointed to continue the football analogy. they were rooting for a fumble and it's unbelievable that they are disappointed that we have a 44-month low in the unemployment rate. the american enterprise institute said that anyone talks about cooking the books is living in crazy town. so i guess chairman priebeus and other republicans either are dwelling there or simply rooting for failure. we need to continue to move our economy forward. >> shannon: the same grandpa, aei, said that under the president's plan, taxes would go up by $4,000 are they right? >> the tax policy center, which made up of economists from the bush administration and as well as the clinton administration, their asis says when it comes to mitt romney's and paul ryan's budget plan, it would cost $2,000 to pay for tax breaks for millionaires and billionaires, it turns medicare into a voucher system. that's one thing that mitt romney was honest about. he said that we should cut medicare benefits. embrace that and proposed it. and then to add in
FOX
Oct 7, 2012 9:00am EDT
now there has not been any romney-ism, he's part of the republicans and, he looked effective and righted his campaign in the debate and it will be harder to paint him as kind of a -- a hand-made... >> chris: the question of ryan and his vulnerability. ryan, obviously over the years has taken positions, on budget cuts, this romney has moved away froor instance, ryan had the $716 billion cut in medicare. which romney disavowed. how vulnerable is ryan and, you know, and the argument which i suspect will be made, hey, if you want to know what romney is really going to be like, look at what paul ryan has been proposing. >> look, i don't. because i agree with brit, i think he fundamentally says, look it's not my plan, i'm running with romney and one thing that paul ryan has done, remarkably well and has gotten better at since he was picked is, internalizing romney's plans and explaining them, just as well as he used to explain some of his old -- his positions. the way he ran. and, i think the other problem, tohat the barack obama campaign has in doing this, is, they've got to make a de
NBC
Oct 7, 2012 6:30pm EDT
perfect man and i wouldn't be a perfect president. that's probably a promise that governor romney thinks i've kept. >> reporter: and after a week that recharged republicans and reenergized the race. they conceded that romney had a strong debate but called it dishonest. >> mitt romney had a theatrical performance just this last week, but the underpinnings of that performance were fundamentally dishonest. >> reporter: and explained what went wrong with the president's own debate performance. >> he was a bit taken aback with the brazenness of which governor romney walked away from so many of the positions on which he's run. >> reporter: promising there will be changes. >> i assume he has reviewed the tape and it will inform how he handles these subsequent debates. >> reporter: the campaign launching a new attack ad. >> this was dishonest. >> i'm not in favor of a $5 billion tax cut. >> reporter: and after romney took aim at sesame street -- >> i'm going to stop the subsidy to pbs, i'm going to stop other things -- i like pbs. i like big bird. >> reporter: big bird stayed way up past
ABC
Oct 7, 2012 8:00am PDT
. obviously governor romney, if he becomes president, would hope to have republican majorities in the house and the senate, but you would have to work across the aisle, and we believe it can be done and there are six studies that show it can. >> but the promise that takes precedence and i do want to move on is about not increasing the deficit. you heard robert gibbs talk about big bird and the targeting of big bird by governor romney. coming out of that pbs cited poll showing it's the most trusted public institution and it only takes about 0.01% of the federal budget and not seeing big bird show up. was it a mistake to target him? >> george, it wasn't a targeting. it was a, you know, just pointing to one example. as you know, governor romney would move us toward a balanced budget with a 5% cut in nonsecurity discretionary spending and eliminate a number of perhaps and consolidate a number of others. i think with jim lehrer there from pbs, he made the point from a joking reference. look, you have to borrow money from china to pay for these programs, is it worth it? that's the test that shoul
CNN
Oct 7, 2012 3:00pm PDT
start with anna to see what the republicans think about that. how big of a help? because mitt romney can no longer go, well, the unemployment rate is above 8%. >> absolutely it was a help. and it was a solid vote for president obama on friday, the day just after this disastrous debate. let me tell you, don, i'm a republican, but when it comes to unemployment numbers, i'm an american first. i root for the home team. i'm not on the red team or the blue team. i want our economy to strengthen. i want us to recover as a country. and i think the smartest thing any political person can do, any pundit can do is celebrate america doing better. >> i think you're absolutely right. so why are many republicans saying the numbers were cut, when there's no interaction when the white house and the office that decides these numbers, that is spinning and whining as well. >> because we are 30 days from an election. and everything is political. what they need is political, what they wear is political, what they say is political, but at the end of the day after november 6 we are all in this together. >>
KICU
Oct 7, 2012 1:30am PDT
romney and wants to see the republican take the oval office this fall. brewer "if you look at history, no president has ever won reelection with unemployment over 7.4%. today we are over eight, and i think that speaks a lot to people like me, a student thats going to be graduating in the future. i want to see someone who is good for the economy and good for my wallet." former pi sigma alpha president donna spencer is confident in president obama's plan. she thinks he is deserving of the second term in office and was excited to see the president defeat the opposition. donna "i'm here to watch the first presidential debate because i think its important that we're able to watch mr. obama wipe the floor with mr. romney. i think in terms of likability, which is what many people vote about, do we want to have this guy in our livingroom? i think there's no question that obama is the winner." many experts believe this debate was mitt romney's to win and he had to deliver in order to gain needed ground in the polls. others speculated that president obama would play it safe in order to not lose the
CNN
Oct 7, 2012 6:00pm EDT
will be in the spotlight tomorrow when republican challenger mitt romney gives what's being billed as a major speech at the virginia military institute. but the highlight of the week will be the vice presidential debate. vice president joe biden and congressman paul ryan face-off thursday in their only showdown in danville, kentucky. >> reporter: i'm poppy harlow in new york. wall street gears up for earnings season this week. lots of big companies reporting, including aluminum jind al gian and jpmorgan case. did earnings decline in the third quarter. also ahead this week, the latest inflation data and a look at consumer sentiment. we'll track all that and the week's business news on cnn money. >> reporter: i'm "showbiz tonight's" a.j. hammer. here is what we're watching. we're speaking with sophie tweed simmons, the daughter of the kiss front man gene simmons and model shannon tweed, but now she's making a name for herself as a standout on "the k367"x" factor." >>> and in china the first ever giant robot exhibit is going on. besides talking to visitors, some of the robots play soccer.
CNN
Oct 7, 2012 5:00pm EDT
traveling with the president there on the west coast. sthoonks much. republican mitt romney is spending the weekend in florida where he's talking to crowds and trying to win their support. he spent yesterday preparing for the next debate. it's a must-win state if he wants to capture the white house, and today romney again wednesday on the offense against president obama on health care. >> if he is re-elected, he will install obama care. with it your xwrpremiums will gp an extra $2,500 above what they already are according to the congressional budget office. my plan is that i will finally get control of the excessive costs in health care by repealing and replacing obama care with real reforms. >> romney and obama will debate again just nine days from now, october 16th. you can watch the vice presidential debate right here on cnn this week. joe biden/paul ryan go at it on thursday. the coverage begins at 7:00 eastern time. >>> the rumble in the air-conditioned auditorium lived up to the name last neat. fox news host bill o'reilly and jon stewart faced off in a debate at george wa
ABC
Oct 7, 2012 2:00am PDT
. >> mitt romney had the campaign trail all to himself today. the republican contender stumped for votes in the critical state of florida. >> i'm counting on florida to win this for me on november 6th so we can take back this country, get it strong again. >> giving the president's lead in battlegrounds state polling, florida has turned into a must-win for the campaign. ann romney expressed confidence. >> we are going to win florida. >> mrs. romney stopped by a campaign office in orlando and surprised the volunteers with pizza and a pep talk. >> we appreciate all the work you're doing, all the help you're giving us. >> otherwise it was a quiet day on the campaign trail. the obama campaign reported that it raised a whopping $181 million in september, combined with the republican party. more now that any presidential campaign has race. the romney campaign has not released its september tallies. president obama took the day off. he and the first lady are celebrating their 20th 20th anniversary today. the marital milestone fell on wednesday-october 3rd. the president was preoccupied. >> i jus
WHUT
Oct 7, 2012 6:00pm EDT
impact. >> absolutely. >> when you talk about thee economy, mitt romney was asked earlier in this presidential campaign, are the republicans waging a war on women. he said the president is waging a war on women, because the issue they care about the most is the economy. they care about being able to have a job, have their husband have a job, put their kids in school, have food on the table, healthcare. the real war on women is the bad economy. >> he is terrible on that. he doesn't support the lily ledbetter act, which is necessary to get women equal pay. >> amazing, again. 2012, we're still talking about equal pay for develwomen. >> right, right. if women had equal pay for equal work, we would have $200 billion more in the economy, exactly where we needed with buying power. >> [indiscernible]. >> absolutely. he's not supporting equal pay even. >> yeah. >> so i'm guessing you're not voting for him? [laughter] >> is that a fair assumption. i'm old. >> why? there are people that will tell you, look, mitt romney is not nearly as conservative at his core as a lot of people nominated by
CNN
Oct 7, 2012 10:00am PDT
advisers had predict thad once the republican primaries were over, romney would erase the image from the primaries and like an etch a sketch just draw a new one. well, he appears to be doing just that. the republican party might hate obama enough and be frustrated enough to let him wink and let him do it. if so he faces something far more challenging than a good debate never the last weeks of the campaign. he faces a moderate republican. let's get started. >>> america's biggest corporations have a unique perspective on the economy. i recently had an opportunity to talk to the heads of three very different, very successful businesses in finance, in manufacturing, and in technology when i chaired the panel for the clinton global initiative. they are lloyd blankfein, the chairman and ceo of goldman sachs, andrew liveris, the president, chairman and ceo of dow chemical, and john chambers, the chairman and ceo of cisco. the conversation was fascinating. listen in. >>> lloyd, let me start with you. when you look at the global economy, right now, you know, what is it, four years after the c
CSPAN
Oct 7, 2012 7:00am EDT
middle class would suffer under republican mitt romney's tax plan." it looks at the average tax changes by income level and how you would be affected, depending on the amount of money you make. you can see the changes there. there is also insert -- information about loopholes. romney said that he would close loopholes and would not provide details. middle-class families were concluded to be suffering under the principle, because the law of deduction would outweigh the benefits of the tax cuts. guest: that is true. when you look at the high income folks, even if you eliminate every single deduction that they get, if you do not also increase the rates with capital gains and dividends, they will get an average tax cut of $250,000. if you do not, they get an average of $400,000. mathematically, it is not possible. if he sticks with the rate reduction at the top and his promise to make it deficit neutral, he asked to make up the difference somewhere else. -- past to make up the difference a more else. -- has to make up the difference somewhere else. >> -- guest: there are assumptions made ab
FOX News
Oct 6, 2012 8:30pm PDT
joe lieberman. connecticut hasn't elected a republican to the senate in three decades and mitt romney is running well behind president obama there, why is this race so close? we're back with dan henninger, matt, and mary anastasia o'grady. you were there for the republican primary, why is she doing so well? >> she's a marketing specialist and manage today rebrand herself for the campaign. she lost terribly. >> 12 points. >> spent 50 million dollars and got nowhere. this time around she saw what her vulnerabilities were, people saw her as overly aggressive and a wrestling promoter and turning herself using ads into a grandmotherly-- >> and people out of the ring, is that it. >> pretty much. and she has a very controlled message and managed to go on-- >> what is she running on, what is her message? >> her message is fairly negative. on the positive side i was in business, i bring this experience. >> i'm an outsider, not part of congress. >> right. >> i can shake it up. >> exactly, the reason why she's ahead here, because she starting in august went very strong after chris murphy, the de
ABC
Oct 6, 2012 11:00pm PDT
challenger, mitt romney, courted voters in the sunshine state. >> mitt romney had the campaign trail all to himself today. the republican contender stumped for votes in the critical state of florida. >> i'm counting on florida to win this for me on november 6th so we can take back this country, get it strong again. >> giving the president's lead in battlegrounds state polling, florida has turned into a must-win for the campaign. ann romney expressed confidence. >> we are going to win florida. >> mrs. romney stopped by a campaign office in orlando and surprised the volunteers with pizza and a pep talk. >> we appreciate all the work you're doing, all the help you're giving us. >> otherwise it was a quiet day on the campaign trail. the obama campaign reported that it raised a whopping $181 million in september, combined with the republican party. more now that any presidential campaign has race. the romney campaign has not released its september tallies. president obama took the day off. he and the first lady are celebrating their 20th 20th anniversary today. the marital milestone fell on wedn
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Oct 6, 2012 10:00pm PDT
economy." >>> meantime republican presidential candidate mitt romney campaigned today in florida. romney says the president's policies would "kill the american dream," and the way to ensure a brighter future is cut government spending. behind the scenes campaign workers worked towards the goal of contacting 2 million voters by phone in florida as well as other swing states. >> a republican congressman from georgia is making national headlines today. after comments he made about his religious beliefs were posted on a church website. >> evolution big bang theory, all of that is lies, straight from hell. >> representative paul broun made those comments at a baptist church in georgia. the church has since removed the video, but the bridge project, the political watchdog group reposted the video. broun is a medical doctor and said cites on the house committee of space and technology. he is running for re-election, unopposeed. >>> volunteers from the yes on proposition 30 campaign gathered this morning in front of mcclymonds high school. the measure is backed by governor brown and woul
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